Pituitary Patient Fights For Correct Diagnosis

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Sometimes the first line of defense fails when it comes to pituitary disease. An article in Newsday tells the story of a young cancer researcher in New York, who experienced vision problems and saw an optometrist, but the symptoms persisted. Then she pushed to find out the real cause, and doctors discovered a pituitary brain tumor. Read more here: https://www.newsday.com/news/health/cancer-researcher-leah-banks-1.29427143

Leah Banks

Photo caption: Cancer researcher Leah Banks persisted until she finally got a correct diagnosis for her pituitary brain tumor. Photo courtesty of Danielle Silverman

 

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